Fast and Easy Garlic and Lime Butterfly Pork Chops

Pork
Fast and Easy Garlic and Lime Butterfly Pork Chops
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Ingredients

  • 4 boneless pork chops (butterfly cut, about 1/2-inch thick)
  • 3 lime (only juice, 6 tablespoons)
  • 3 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt (OR to taste)
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper (OR to taste)
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup ranch dressing (salsa, such as Spicy Ranch Dressing)
  • 1/2 cup monterey jack (shredded, about 2 oz.)

Directions

  1. 1Place the pork in a shallow dish, add the lime juice and garlic, turn several times to coat well. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate 30 minutes.
  2. 2Sprinkle both sides of the pork evenly with the salt and pepper. Heat half of the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add two of the pork chops, cook 2 minutes to brown one side. Set aside on separate plate, browned side up. Repeat with remaining oil and pork chops. Turn pork chops, add the reserved pork chops, reduce heat to medium-low; cover and cook 7-8 minutes or until internal temperature on a thermometer reads 145 degrees Fahrenheit, followed by a 3-minute rest time.
  3. 3Remove pork and set aside on separate plate. Add dressing to liquid in skillet, stir until completely blended. Place pork on top of sauce, sprinkle cheese evenly over pork, cover and cook 2 minutes to melt cheese.
  4. 4Serves 4; 1 pork chop plus 1/4 cup sauce per serving.
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NutritionView more

320Calories
Sodium20%DV470mg
Fat46%DV30g
Protein10%DV5g
Carbs4%DV12g
Fiber12%DV3g

PER SERVING *

Calories320Calories from Fat270
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat30g46%
Saturated Fat7g35%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol20mg7%
Sodium470mg20%
Potassium120mg3%
Protein5g10%
Calories from Fat270
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate12g4%
Dietary Fiber3g12%
Sugars2g4%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.